Walter Bishop Jr. Discography

1961 (age 34)

Walter Bishop Jr. Trio

Walter Bishop Jr., piano; Jimmy Garrison, bass; G.T. Hogan, drums.
Bell Sound Studios, NYC, March 14, 1961
Sometimes I'm HappyJazztime JT 002
Blues In The Closet-
Green Dolphin Street-
Alone Together-
Milestones-
Speak Low-
same session.
Sometimes I'm Happy (alternate take)Black Lion (G) BLCD 760109; Jazztime (J) 25BLL-3013
Blues In The Closet (alternate take)-
Speak Low (alternate take)-
* Jazztime JT 002; Muse MR 5066; Jazztime (J) 25BLL-3013   Walter Bishop Jr. Trio - Speak Low
= Black Lion (G) BLCD 760109   Walter Bishop Jr. - Milestones

1962

The Walter Bishop Jr. Trio

Walter Bishop Jr., piano; Butch Warren, bass; Wilbert Hogan, drums.
NYC, circa spring 1962
The Bishop MovesOperators LP 3001; Prestige PR 7730
Easy Walk-
Take One Of My Pills-
Theme On A Legend-
* Operators LP 3001; Stateside (E) SL 10028   Peter Yorke Orchestra Featuring The London Strings And The Top Brass Of London And The Walter Bishop Jr. Trio - A Pair Of "Naturals"
* Prestige PR 7730; Original Jazz Classics OJCCD-1896-2   The Walter Bishop Jr. Trio/1965

1963

The Walter Bishop Jr. Group / The Walter Bishop Jr. Trio

Walter Bishop Jr., piano; Butch Warren, bass; Jimmy Cobb, drums.
NYC, October, 1963
Things Ain't What They Used To BeCotillion CLP-236; Prestige PR 7730
I Thought About You-
Tell It The Way It IsCotillion C-236, CLP-236; Prestige PR 7730
Falling In Love With LoveCotillion CLP-236; Prestige PR 7730
Dottie's Theme-
Dinkum-
SummertimeCotillion C-236, CLP-236; Prestige PR 7730
Easy To LoveCotillion CLP-236; Prestige PR 7730
33rd Off 3rd-
Love For Sale-
Our Romance Is Over-
Getting Off The Ground-
* Cotillion CLP-236; DIW (J) DIW-334   The Walter Bishop Jr. Group - Summertime
* Prestige PR 7730; Original Jazz Classics OJCCD-1896-2   The Walter Bishop Jr. Trio/1965
* Cotillion C-236   Walter Bishop Jr. - Tell It The Way It Is / Summertime

1964

Walter Bishop Jr. Quartet

Frank Haynes, tenor sax; Walter Bishop Jr., piano; Eddie Khan, bass; Dick Berk, drums.
August 2, 1964
Days Of Wine And RosesXanadu 114
Willow Weep For Me-
Summertime-
* Xanadu 114   Walter Bishop Jr. - Bish Bash

1968 (age 41)

Walter Bishop Jr. Trio

Walter Bishop Jr., piano; Reggie Johnson, bass; Leo Morris, drums.
May 15, 1968
Minor MotiveXanadu 114
Yesterday's Dream-
Party Time-
My Man's Gone Now-
Viva!-
* Xanadu 114   Walter Bishop Jr. - Bish Bash

1971

Walter Bishop Jr.

Woody Shaw as Wood Shaw, trumpet #5-7; Harold Vick as Harold Vic, flute, soprano sax #1-4, tenor sax #5-7; Walter Bishop Jr., piano; Reggie Johnson, bass; Idris Muhammad, drums #1-4; Alan Shwaetz Benger, drums #5-7.
released 1971
1.Coral KeysBlack Jazz Records BJQD/2
2.Waltz For Zweetie-
3.Track Down-
4.Soul Turn Around-
5.Our November-
6.Three Loves-
7.Freedom Suite-
* Black Jazz Records BJQD/2, BJ/2   Walter Bishop Jr. - Coral Keys

1973

Walter Bishop Jr.'s 4th Cycle

Ronnie Laws, reeds; Woody Murray (Sumtunji), vibes; Walter Bishop Jr., keyboards; Gerald Brown, bass, Fender bass; Bahir Hassan, drums; Shakur M. Abdulla, congas, bongos.
Hollywood Spectrum, Los Angeles, CA, released 1973
Soul VillageBlack Jazz Records BJQD/14
N'Dugu's Prayer-
Summertime-
Those Who Chant-
Keeper Of My Soul-
Blue Bossa-
Sweet Rosa-
* Black Jazz Records BJQD/14, BJ/14   Walter Bishop Jr.'s 4th Cycle - Keeper Of My Soul

1974

Walter Bishop Jr. Trio

Walter Bishop Jr., piano; Sam Jones, bass; Billy Hart, drums.
December 30, 1974
InvitationMuse MR 5060
Lush Life-
Sam's Blues-
You Stepped Out Of A Dream-
Valley Land-
Killer Joe-
Make Someone Happy-
* Muse MR 5060   Walter Bishop Jr. - Valley Land

1975

Walter Bishop Jr. Solo

Walter Bishop Jr., piano.
Los Angeles, CA, January, 1975
Up Jumped SpringSeaBreeze SB-1002
I Can't Get Started-
A Day In The Life Of A Fool-
I Got Rhythm-
Here's That Rainy Day-
All The Things You Are-
* SeaBreeze SB-1002; Interplay (J) ABCJ-574   Walter Bishop Jr. - Soliloquy

1976

Walter Bishop Jr. Trio

Walter Bishop Jr., piano; Sam Jones, bass; Billy Higgins, drums.
Vanguard Studios, NYC, May 25, 1976
Manha Do CarnavalEast Wind (J) EW-8050
Old Folks-
Up Jumped Spring-
Straight No Chaser-
Here's That Rainy Day-
Yardbird Suite-
Ev'rytime We Say Goodbye-
* East Wind (J) EW-8050, PHCE-2042, UCCJ-9055, UCCJ-9179   Walter Bishop Jr. - Old Folks

Walter Bishop Jr. Solo

Walter Bishop Jr., piano.
Red Gate Studio, Kent, NY, October 21, 1976
Up Jumped SpringInterplay (J) ABCJ-531
Everytime We Say Goodbye-
I Got Rhythm-
Valley Land News-
All The Things You Are-
I Can't Get Started-
* Interplay (J) ABCJ-531   Walter Bishop Jr. - Solo Piano

1977 (age 50)

Walter Bishop Jr.

Randy Brecker, trumpet, flugelhorn; George Young, soprano, alto sax; Gerry Niewood, tenor sax, flute; Walter Bishop Jr., Fender Rhodes electric piano; Steve Khan, guitar; Mark Egan, bass; Ed Soph, drums; Victoria, congas, percussion; Mitch Farber, arranger.
CI Recording, NYC, June, 1977
Soul TurnaroundMuse MR 5142
Valerie-
Sweet Rosa-
Philadelphia Bright-
Coral Keys-
Soul Village-
* Muse MR 5142   Walter Bishop Jr. - Soul Village

Walter Bishop Jr. Trio

Walter Bishop Jr., piano; Sam Jones, bass; Al Foster, drums.
CI Recording, NYC, December 14, 1977
Medley: Sophisticated Lady / A Time For LoveMuse MR 5183
Wave-
All God's Children-
* Muse MR 5183   Walter Bishop Jr. - Hot House

1978

Walter Bishop Jr. Quintet

Bill Hardman, trumpet; Junior Cook, tenor sax; Walter Bishop Jr., piano; Sam Jones, bass; Al Foster, drums.
CI Recording, NYC, March 14, 1978
DahoudMuse MR 5183
Hot House-
Move-
My Little Suede Shoes-
* Muse MR 5183   Walter Bishop Jr. - Hot House

Walter Bishop Jr.

Randy Brecker, trumpet, flugelhorn; Curtis Fuller, trombone; Rene McLean, soprano, alto, tenor sax; Pepper Adams, baritone sax; Walter Bishop Jr., keyboards; Joe Caro, guitar; Bob Cranshaw, Fender bass; Mark Egan, Fender bass #1,4; Billy Hart, drums; Ray Mantilla, percussion; Carmen Lundy, vocals #1; Mitch Farber, arranger.
CI Recording, NYC, June 21, 1978
1.Valley LandMuse MR 5151
2.My Little Suede Shoes-
3.Those Who Chant-
4.Summertime-
5.Now, Now That You've Left Me-
6.Cubicle-
* Muse MR 5151   Walter Bishop Jr. - Cubicle

1987 (age 60)

Walter Bishop Jr. Trio

Walter Bishop Jr., piano; Paul Brown, bass; Walter Bolden, drums.
"Uraku", Yurakucho, Tokyo, Japan, July, 1987
Just FriendsPJL (J) MTCJ-2508
Good Morning Heartache-
Lady Barbara-
Up Jumped Spring-
Laura-
Yesterdays-
Theme / Ending-
* PJL (J) MTCJ-2508   Walter Bishop Jr. - Yesterdays
= Interplay (J) ABCJ-589   Walter Bishop Jr. Trio - Live In Tokyo

1988

Walter Bishop Jr. Trio

Walter Bishop Jr., piano; Paul Brown, bass; Walter Bolden, drums.
Sound Ideas Studios, NYC, September 10, 1988
Just In TimeInterplay IP-8605
Lady Barbara-
I Got It Bad-
Dance Of The Infields-
Yesterdays-
Good Morning Heartache-
Sweet Rosa-
Well, You Needn'tInterplay (J) TKCZ-79019; PJL (J) MTCJ-2509; M&I (J) MYCJ-30368
* Interplay IP-8605; PJL (J) MTCJ-2509   Walter Bishop Jr. - Just In Time
= Interplay (J) TKCZ-79019; M&I (J) MYCJ-30368   Walter Bishop Jr. Trio - Just In Time

1989

Walter Bishop Jr. Trio

Walter Bishop Jr., piano; Michel Gaudry, bass; Charles Bellonzi as Charles Bellanzi, drums.
live in Paris, France, April 12, 1989
Spring Is Here / Up Jumped SpringInterplay (J) ABCJ-519
What Is This Thing Called Love-
Speak No Evil-
'Round Midnight-
Sweet Rosa-
No Blues-
* Interplay (J) ABCJ-519   Walter Bishop Jr. Trio - Live In Paris

Walter Bishop Jr. Trio

Walter Bishop Jr., piano; Paul Brown, bass; Walter Bolden, drums.
Masuo's Studio, NYC, December 4, 1989
Au PrivaveInterplay IP-9001
Laura-
Easy To Love-
Star Eyes-
This Time The Dream's On Me-
The Song Is You-
All The Things You Are-
* Interplay IP-9001, (J) TKCZ-79018   Walter Bishop Jr. Trio - Ode To Bird
= Interplay (J) ABCJ-55; PJL (J) MTCJ-2543   Walter Bishop Jr. - Ode To Bird

1990

Walter Bishop Jr. Trio

Walter Bishop Jr., piano; Peter Washington, bass; Kenny Washington, drums.
NYC, October 25, 1990
I'll Remember AprilDIW (J) DIW-605
What's New-
Speak No Evil-
Crazy She Called Me-
Things Ain't What They Used To Be-
Waltz Twooitee-
For All We Know-
Una Mas-
* DIW (J) DIW-605   Walter Bishop Jr. - What's New

1991

Walter Bishop Jr. Trio

Walter Bishop Jr., piano; Reggie Johnson, bass; Doug Sides, drums.
Mondial Sound, Milan, Italy, December 12, 1991
Sweet And LovelyRed Record (It) RR 123251.2
Never Let Me Go-
You Don't Know What Love Is-
Lady Barbara-
I Should Care-
The More I See You-
The Christmas Song-
Farmer's Delight-
Up Jumped Spring-
Autumn In New York-
What Is This Thing Called Love-
Midnight Blue-
* Red Record (It) RR 123251.2   Walter Bishop Jr. - Midnight Blue

1993

Walter Bishop Jr. Trio

Walter Bishop Jr., piano; Paul Brown, bass; Al Harewood, drums.
Sear Sound, NYC, June 14, 1993
Yardbird Suite
The Masquerade Is Over
Speak Low
Just Friends
Valley Land
Keiko's Samba
Bish Bash Blues
Spring Is HereVenus (J) TKCV-79017, TKCV-35042
same session.
Speak LowVenus (J) TKCV-79017, TKCV-35033, TKCV-35050
Valley LandVenus (J) TKCV-79017, TKCV-35033
Bish Bash Blues-
The Masquerade Is OverVenus (J) TKCV-79017, TKCV-35033, TKCV-35044
Keiko's SambaVenus (J) TKCV-79017, TKCV-35033
Just FriendsVenus (J) TKCV-79017, TKCV-35033, TKCV-35049
Yardbird SuiteVenus (J) TKCV-79017, TKCV-35033
* Venus (J) TKCV-79017   Walter Bishop Jr. Trio - Speak Low Again
* Venus (J) TKCV-35042   Various Artists - Star Closed Lovers - Romantic Jazz Piano Solo
* Venus (J) TKCV-35033, TKCV-35110, TKCV-35365, VHCD-4022, VHCD-78132   Walter Bishop Jr. Trio - Speak Low Again
* Venus (J) TKCV-35050   Various Artists - I'm Getting Sentimental Over You - Swingin' Standards Piano
* Venus (J) TKCV-35044   Various Artists - Ballad Night - Romantic Jazz Piano Trio
* Venus (J) TKCV-35049   Various Artists - Softly, As In A Morning Sunrise - Best Jazz Piano Trio

1995

Walter Bishop Jr. Quintet

Valery Ponomarev as Valery Poromanov, trumpet; Harold Jefta, alto sax; Walter Bishop Jr., piano; Paul Brown, bass; Al Harewood, drums.
NYC, October 16, 1995
Coral KeysInterplay (J) ABCJ-629
Ornithology-
Lady Barbara-
Moose The Mooche-
Keiko's Samba-
Scrapple From The Apple-
* Interplay (J) ABCJ-629   Walter Bishop Jr. - Ornithology